Deputy Sheriff George B. Adams

Deputy Sheriff George B. Adams

St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, April 4, 1934

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George B. Adams

Deputy Sheriff George Adams was shot and killed during an ambush on Natural Bridge Road, one mile west of Lindbergh Boulevard.

Deputy Adams was driving near the airport when he was forced to the side of the road by an automobile. A second automobile pulled up and boxed Deputy Adams in. As he got out of his patrol car to investigate, one or two suspects from the front automobile shot Deputy Adams. Deputy Adams died at the scene.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Not available


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Deputy Adams, today marks the 85th anniversary of your murder. I pray you are resting peacefully and I thank you for your service, Brother.

The fate of your murderers is not listed here, but I know in my heart, true justice found them, if not in this life, then in the next.

God Bless, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

April 4, 2019

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